||Children’s Support Worker
||£19,706 - £21,634 (Band 1)
We are recruiting for a children’s support worker for our Gaia service in Lambeth for those who experience violence against women and girls in Lambeth.
We are looking to recruit a female* candidate with experience in working with children and a recognised qualification such as an NNEB or NVQ level 3.
You will be responsible for organising and providing play activities for children and will work closely with Gaia workers to provide practical information and assistance to women about local services for children, such as play schemes, nursery or schools.
|Benefits:||28 days annual leave, Peoples Pension|
The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting women and children escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence against women and girls. You will have good communication and team work skills and be able to use your own initiative. You will show strong organisational and administration skills.
The ability to build a rapport and trust with children and their mothers is essential in this work. Experience of supporting children and families who have experienced domestic violence or other forms of violence against women and girls is desirable.
Interview date: TBC
Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children fleeing domestic violence in Chiswick, West London in 1971. Since then the charity has grown to become the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any given day, its national network of services supports over 5,000 women and children. Committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety, Refuge aims to empower women and children rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear.